PBS NewsHour Weekend
A summary of the day's national and international news, using renowned experts to provide in-depth analysis. Each weekend broadcast contains original, in-depth field reporting on topics including education, healthcare, the economy, energy, science and technology, religion, finance and the arts. Anchored by Hari Sreenivasan.
PBS NewsHour Weekend Previous Broadcasts
KQED 9: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 -- 5:30 PM
On Sunday, NewsHour Weekend examines the lack of diversity in the tech industry. The giants of Silicon Valley -- Google, Twitter, Facebook -- report that just three to four percent of their workforce is black or Hispanic, and men outnumber women by more than two to one. Now, tech companies are investing hundreds of millions of dollars to address the imbalance. In New York, one camp is training such a new generation of software coders. NewsHour Special Correspondent Karla Murthy reports.
- KQED World: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 -- 6:00 PM
- KQED Life: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 -- 5:30 PM
KQED 9: Sat, Aug 1, 2015 -- 5:30 PM
On Saturday, NewsHour Weekend explores the short-term housing rental industry giant, Airbnb, which now lists more than 1 million rooms available in 190 countries. The platform's largest market is in New York City, with more than 25,000 listings per night, and it's also where the debate over how to regulate short-term rentals is the most contentious. And in light of a report by the New York Attorney General that says nearly three-quarters of Airbnb's listings in the city were technically illegal, New York City is cracking down. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
- KQED World: Sat, Aug 1, 2015 -- 6:00 PM